STK-ID 15484

MS of farmer carrying lantern to shed by farm house during daytime. MS of man on ladder against side of farm building attaching electric power line to building. HAMS of town across narrow river. Shots of pump in operation near side of farm building, of farmer supervising, of pump and engine. Sequence showing farmers loading seed into storage building conveyor, seed being shoveled into convoyor, falling into storage bin. Side and rear shot of tractor pulling seeder. Front shot of tractor-drawn seeder moving towards and past camera. LS of prairie, long steam freight train moving at horizon. PAN of freshley irrigated field, channel, puddles of water. MS of men working on farm machinery in farm yard, CS of work being done, adjusting of cleats, oiling of machinery. MS of men working on tractor by shed, man driving off on tractor. Front shot of tractor heading for camera, stopping at last moment.


Excerpt from
Mechanized Agriculture
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486